James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites

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Terrace/Patio
Terrace/Patio
Private Kitchenette
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Overview of James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites

James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing
  • Contactless check-out
270 Government Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 2L2

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal BC Museum10 min walk
  • Popular LocationVictoria Harbour11 min walk
  • Popular LocationVictoria Clipper Ferry Terminal16 min walk
  • AirportVictoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.)27 min drive

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About this area

Victoria

James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites is located in James Bay, a neighborhood in Victoria, and is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Chinatown and Craigdarroch Castle are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Victoria Harbour and Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre or Royal Athletic Park. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and skydiving nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Emily Carr House - 2 min walk
  • Legislative Assembly of British Columbia - 7 min walk
  • Royal BC Museum - 10 min walk
  • Victoria Harbour - 11 min walk
  • Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • JBI Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Bent Mast Pub and Restaurant — 5 min walk
  • Beacon Drive In — 7 min walk
  • Heron Rock Bistro — 7 min walk
  • Tea at the Empress — 10 min walk

About this property

James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites

Eco-friendly Victoria hotel in James Bay, near Emily Carr House
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and free newspapers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find premium bedding and free local calls.
James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites offers 40 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Pick-up airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–11:30 AM: CAD 12.00-14.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Access to nearby health club
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails

Family friendly

  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways

More

  • Renovated entire property - December 2019
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Recycling

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 19

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 12.00 and CAD 14.00 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

James Bay Inn Hotel
The James Bay Hotel
James Bay Hotel
James Bay & Suites Victoria
James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites Hotel
James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites Victoria
James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites Hotel Victoria

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 493 out of 966 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 366 out of 966 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 79 out of 966 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 25 out of 966 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 966 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
James Bay Hotel is in a historical district of Victoria five minutes from downtown. Near Beacon Hill Park, Legislative Buildings, Harbour and Provincial Museum. Hotel staff are excellent, very attentive and provide first rate service. Hotel is in a beautiful heritage building and is very well maintained and managed!
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Cleanliness
We had our own terras to sit outside
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Flowers and greenery
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The character of the hotel, the location, and the price make this a great stay. The beds were good, and my only wish was for more of the story of the hotel to be told.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place. Nice and close to everything. Would stay again.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021